Location idverde UK, Dorking
Hours per week 40
Job Reference RAF0003779
Salary Up to £14.50 per hour
Job Type Full-time

About the role

Climbing Arborists at Idverde

An exciting opportunity has risen to join the Arboriculture Department at Idverde as we are seeking to employ 1 or 2 Climbing Arborists operating from our base in Beare Green, Dorking, Surrey.

We are an expanding, progressive company in need of committed and ambitious individuals to aid in our growth. Idverde is a member of the Arboricultural Association’s Approved Contractor scheme and undertakes tree work for both commercial and residential customers.


  • Undertake all routine and specialised general tree maintenance, including, but not limited to pruning, hedge cutting, removal of trees etc. as per client specification
  • Maintain tools responsibly, including cleaning, oiling and sharpening as directed. Damaged or lost items to be reported to your supervisor
  • Accept responsibility and work collaboratively to achieve results
  • Communicate effectively, to keep managers informed, and listen and ask questions to ensure understanding
  • Be efficient and organised, working to company systems e.g. timesheets, work controls tick sheets, rotas
  • Be reliable in your attendance at work and to follow company rules and procedures if absent from work for any reason


  • Hold a full current UK Manual driving license
  • Ideally the applicant should have these or equivalent qualifications:
  • 002001 City & Guilds NPTC Chainsaw Maintenance or 002002 City & Guilds NPTC Cross-cut Using a Chainsaw
  • 002003 City & Guilds Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-cutting or 002013 City & Guilds Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue
  • 002106 City & Guilds Aerial Rescue Operations or 002108 City & Guilds Aerial Cutting of Trees with Chainsaw Using Free-fall techniques
  • 002109 City & Guilds Aerial Tree Rigging
  • 002113 City & Guilds Aerial Tree Pruning
  • 002115 City & Guilds Safe Use of Chainsaw from a MEWP
  • ROLO Certification & CSCS Card


  • Professional attitude
    • Innovative and self-motivated
    • Must be a team player and be respectful of other operatives within the team
    • Must work responsibly as will not always be supervised
  • Will have an excellent communication and people management skills


  • Professional development and training to further the employees’ skills and remain engaged with their career in Arboriculture
  • Full-time permanent contract
  • Generous holiday allowance and contributory pension scheme including uniform / PPE which are also provided
  • Competitive pay to match your skills and experience
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Please contact the main office on 01306 711799 and ask for the Arboricultural Manager, Dave McCaffrey or email CV to Dave via dave.mccaffrey@idverde.co.uk



  • Competitive pay to match your skills and experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to our idverde Benefits Hub
  • Plus much more